New report has it that three governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are having defection talks with the All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to This Day, the three PDP governors might defect to the APC if their talks with the party are successful. A PDP source was reported to have told the newspaper that the party has not yet ascertained why the governors are considering defecting to the APC.
The names of the governors said to be considering defection include:
1. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state
2. Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state
3. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi
However, governors on the platform of the PDP on Thursday, November 19, pledged their loyalty to the party at a meeting in Abuja.
The chairman of the PDP governors’ forum, Aminu Tambuwal, who spoke on behalf of his colleagues, said they are committed to the goals of the party.